Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole stalled for more arm-twisting time again, one vote short of the two-thirds majority needed to pass the balanced budget amendment. The Senate had already delayed the vote, scheduled for Tuesday night, until today. Dole said the Senate will definitely vote tomorrow. If it does not pass, he said the Senate will take it up again later this year. The Republican majority is trying to lure wavering North Dakota Democrats Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan with a compromise that would gradually put into place barriers protecting Social Security from budget cuts. TIME Congress correspondent Karen Tumulty says "it's looking really tough" for Dole, who may resort to asking some balanced budget opponents to abstain.